Arsenal vs Chelsea betting suggestions: Premier League preview and odds

Our skilled tipster has three Arsenal vs Chelsea betting suggestions as nicely as a superb betting offer that can be utilized on the large Boxing Day clash

Arsenal’s woeful run of type looks like it could worsen as they host London rivals Chelsea at the Emirates Stadium within the Premier League on Boxing Day.

The Gunners had been knocked out of the Carabao Cup in midweek, shedding 4-1 at home to Manchester City, and are languishing in fifteenth in the table, whereas the Blues have had an extra day to arrange for this clash after seeing off West Ham United 3-0 at Stamford Bridge on Monday. 

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Arsenal v Chelsea betting tips

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Chelsea to add to Gunners’ misery

Arsenal’s struggles have been properly documented in recent weeks. They have taken simply two factors from their last seven Premier League video games, a run of type that has left them 15th in the table and just 4 points above the relegation zone.

The strain has grown on boss Mikel Arteta during that alarming run, and the mood at the club is a far cry from once they last met Chelsea in August, and beat them 2-1 at Wembley to win the FA Cup.

Chelsea are fifth within the desk after they broke a two-game dropping streak by beating West Ham, and boast a good league document on the Emirates. Although they have lost on two of their last 4 league visits, that options a 2-1 win there final season and so they had been unbeaten in the five league games in north London earlier than that sequence.

Another away victory looks to be on the cards on Boxing Day, however don’t be stunned if Arsenal get on the scoresheet, as both groups have scored in six of the last seven meetings.

Tip: Chelsea to win and both teams to attain @

Christmas cracker on the cards

There is normally loads of leisure on offer when these two sides meet, with 22 targets scored in six clashes in all competitions prior to now two seasons.

More of the identical could be on the playing cards on Boxing Day. Only league leaders Liverpool have scored more top-flight goals than Chelsea this season, however the Blues have lost their final two on the highway.

Arsenal’s goalscoring record has not been impressive this season, however they’ve scored in each of their last three matches, including in their 4-1 defeat by City in the League.

Three of the final six conferences between Arsenal and Chelsea have yielded over three.5 targets and the same may happen this weekend, given the Blues; firepower and the home side’s need for a end result.

Tip: Over 3.5 goals @

Another spot of trouble for hosts?

This season is more probably to produce a document variety of penalties in the Premier League. After 14 rounds of matches, 59 have been awarded, and the record stands at only 106.

Arsenal and Chelsea have been immediately concerned in seven of these spot-kicks, the Gunners being awarded two – together with one in opposition to Everton of their last league fixture – and Chelsea receiving four and conceding two.

There can be a history of penalties being awarded on this fixture, with three of the final four meetings producing a spot-kick. Chelsea have converted two of those, together with Jorginho’s strike in the final league conflict between the groups again in January.

Given Chelsea are likely to be the side on the front foot on Boxing Day, it appears extra probably they are going to be awarded a penalty and Frank Lampard’s side have been relatively clinical from the spot in the league this season, changing three of their four makes an attempt so far.

Tip: Chelsea to attain a penalty @

Arsenal vs Chelsea odds

Chelsea go into the sport as the percentages on 10/11 favourites with Arsenal’s type so unhealthy Paddy Power have priced them at 11/4 to get a house win. You can back the draw at 13/5.

Arsenal team news

Granit Xhaka has served his three-match suspension and is out there once more. He is more probably to exchange Dani Ceballos and join Mohamed Elneny in midfield. Ainsley Maitland-Niles will hold his place at proper wing-back with Bukayo Saka on the left. Aubameyang continues to be out injured so the entrance three will include Willian, Lacazette and Pepe, with Gabriel Martinelli on the bench after recovering from the ankle injury he sustained in opposition to Manchester City.

Arsenal predicted line-up (3-4-3): Leno; Holding, Gabriel, Tierney; Maitland-Niles, Elneny, Xhaka, Saka; Willian, Lacazette, Pepe.

Chelsea team news

Reece James and Ben Chilwell are damage doubts so Cesar Azpilicueta and Emerson Palmieri shall be at proper and left back. Despite struggling for objectives, Timo Werner will continue within the entrance three with Christian Pulisic and Tammy Abraham, who is preserving former Gunner Olivier Giroud out of the aspect. Jorginho, Mason Mount and N’Golo Kante are expected to be the midfield three.

Chelsea predicted line-up (4-3-3): Mendy; Azpilicueta, Zouma, Silva, Emerson; Mount, Jorginho, Kante; Werner, Abraham, Pulisic.

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